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An Egyptian protester reads a newspaper outside a tent in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, a day before planned demonstrations to mark the first anniversary of the start of the uprising that deposed President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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An Egyptian protester reads a newspaper outside a tent in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, a day before planned demonstrations to mark the first anniversary of the start of the uprising that deposed President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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